Muddy Waters, Pike School, PLCs

What Are PLCs Anyway?

By Muddy Waters Pike School adopted the Professional Learning Community model five years ago. While it had been better known in the public school...
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21st Century Poster Board

By Aaron Hovel “What if you could illuminate your ideas? Or hack your poster board project?” That’s just what the students in Ms. Spence’s...
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Can We Just Get Rid of the Annual Fund?

By Rod Boyer Every year at this time (actually year-round), we in the advancement office hear this seemingly simple question: can we just get...
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The Visibility of Nature

By Tina Morris When my family first moved into our 1725 farmhouse, built seven years before George Washington was born, we were struck by...
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Lessons from a Green Smoothie

By Bo Baird Mission statements are one thing, but how do you know what your school is really like? Some of the best feedback...
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Ready, Set, Weave!

By Emily Sandagata Weaving Club is a new choice for Middle School students this fall, and it’s been a great success! Using hula-hoops as their...
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Committed to the Joy of Learning

By Angela Brown When I meet with prospective families, one of the most frequent concerns they share is about testing. Many parents have described...
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A Leader in Teacher Training for Nearly a Quarter Century

By Margaret Szegvari Like their predecessors from the past 23 years, this fall we welcomed a new group of graduate students to our school...
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Take A Hike: Learning Along Pike School’s Nature Trail

By Jenn Elkin Have you ever been on Pike’s nature trail? Have you wandered the Pike woods, looking for sticks to add to a...
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Gems

By Christen Hazel An envelope filled with gems arrived in my mailbox this summer. A Pike alumna from the class of 1954 sent me...